Around Webster: FDC in Chicago; Conflict Resolution in K.C.; Human Rights Fellows

| November 1, 2011

Moore presents on conflict resolution at Kansas City Nov. 15

Notes and happenings from around Webster:

FDC Presents on Student Writing to Elgin Faculty

Erik Palmore and Michelle Loyet travelled to the Chicagoland area to present at the Elgin-Great Lakes combined fall faculty meeting Saturday, Oct. 22.

Erik and Michelle, in conjunction with Elgin director Valerie Perera, coordinated the faculty meeting at the Elgin Metropolitan Campus and rolled out a three-hour faculty development program for exploring approaches to student writing and research that prevent plagiarism along with training on the Turnitin system for 18 faculty and staff members.

Extended campus directors interested in having FDC present this program during a faculty meeting should contact Erik Palmore at palmoeri@webster.edu or at 314-246-8648.

Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Hosts Retreat for Fellows

The Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies hosted a Fellows Retreat on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Vin de Set restaurant in Saint Louis. The retreat was aimed at promoting Fellow leadership within the Institute, and topics discussed included upcoming events, research opportunities, and teaching resources.

For more information about the Institute, please visit www.webster.edu/humanrights.

Webster Kansas City Offers Conflict Seminar at Nov. 15 Open House

Webster Kansas City is offering a free one-hour seminar in conjunction with its Open House, Tuesday, Nov. 15. Faculty member Dacia Moore, MA, LPC, NCC will present: “Resolving Conflict: Three Instant Strategies to Use at Work and Home.” Dacia holds a Masters Degree in Counseling from Webster University and is a National Board Certified Counselor. She is the author of the book, “Why are So Many Students So Angry?”

Students, faculty, alumni and the community are invited to attend. For more information go to http://www.webster.edu/kc or contact Pola Firestone, community relations coordinator, polafirestone80@webster.edu or 816-926-4288.

Category: Faculty, International & U.S. Campuses, St. Louis Campus News

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